We love working with young people and it’s fantastic to see their progression and hear about their positive outcomes. See below and click on the link to read more.


Alex, aged 16, attended Wilsthorpe School and worked with employability worker Lana on the Raising Aspirations programme during Year 11 (Sept 2019 – Aug 2020). When Alex first met Lana, he had no idea what he wanted to do when he finished Year 11 and how to start applying for college places. This was the main focus of the work that Alex and Lana did together on a fortnightly basis. Read more…


Ellis,15 at the time, was in his GCSE year at Belper School. As part of the Personalised Guidance Fund contract he was offered a careers interview with Careers Advisor Stuart.

Ellis was proactive and asked for two further careers appointments as the year progressed and kept in touch with Stuart during lockdown via email.

Ellis wanted an Apprenticeship, preferably in a large company offering an opportunity to progress. This became the main focus of the support Stuart provided. Read more…

Our STEM Ambassador Hub covers North Midlands (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire), South and East Yorkshire.

STEM Ambassadors volunteer their time and expertise to promote STEM to young people in original, creative, practical and engaging ways. We look after almost 3000 brilliant and inspiring volunteers supporting the STEM curriculum in schools, raising awareness of STEM careers and supporting STEM activities in the community. STEM Ambassadors cross all ages and backgrounds, representing a vast spectrum of different employers.